Product Lead

London, United Kingdom Permanent AgencyRef: 145

Our client is a boutique digital product agency with a broad mix of software engineers, designers and Product people. They are looking to welcome a new Product Lead to their growing team. The agency helps brands large and small across Europe, and have a passion for helping clients make engaging digital products for mobile.

The company is committed to becoming a fully remote "work-anywhere" agency. This is a fully remote role working with the teams in GMT and CET time zones. Whilst visiting clients is sometimes valuable and occasionally necessary, such visits are the exception, not the norm.

The role:

  • Helping clients with Product discovery, and finding completely new ways to create value
  • Owning the delivery of products and features
  • Developing strategy that gets ideas from a concept out into the market
  • Shipping new increments of value directly into the hands of real customers
  • Managing Product backlog with well written User stories
  • Understanding and translating business requirements
  • Engaging, coaching and convincing your colleagues, your client and their most senior stakeholders of the next best step to take in developing their product
  • Experience of the product development cycle with multiple iterations of one or more digital products
  • Driving a team with enthusiasm for the craft of creating great new experiences

You, the Product Lead:

  • Practical experience in leading and delivering digital products (particularly mobile) and adding value to at all stages of the product lifecycle
  • Familiar with some of the most common tools in the product discovery toolkit (e.g. Value Proposition Design - story mapping, story writing etc)
  • Commercial acumen and Quant skills (or keen to develop such skills)
  • Having strong opinions on what it takes to build great products and a great business
  • Understand and challenge business requirements where appropriate as well as going deeper on value creation and optimisation - Business model validation
  • Working with a cross discipline team of designers, developers and product managers to ensure delivery of high-quality products on time and on budget
  • Engage clients and stakeholders in solutions that fit their needs
  • Understand clients’ needs and work within those constraints
  • Communicate specifications with other designers and developers; validate and monitor quality output